Wedding @ The Takahe


Known as the gateway to the Port Hills, the eminent Sign of the Takahe is renowned for its wedding venue Heritage.


Thank you for your interest in the Sign of the Takahe.  You have come to the right place!

Your Wedding Day, your way. Just imagine your wedding day set amidst our magical Grade I listed Building & Garden, with a whimsical castle like feel.

Our exceptional indoor and outdoor spaces are fully licensed for civil ceremonies making the Takahe the perfect backdrop for your day, where life long memories are made.

We are always here to assist and help make your special day more special. Don’t hesitate to send us an e-mail and one of our team members will contact you shortly.

Our Team can discuss the options with you. from the challenges of planning a wedding mid-pandemic, initial options if needing to postpone, making a booking with us, through to you both cutting the cake and dancing the night away!

To assist getting your date booked, the following information is required.

  • Preferred date and a 2nd option/postponed option)
  • Estimated number of guests
  • Times.  (e.g. Day ceremony, Evening reception)
  • Type of Service (Sit down dinner, cocktail, buffet, Spitroast).

Wedding Caterer

We have teamed up with Verve Catering & as our trusted and exclusive caterers.

If you are looking for a high quality, dependable caterer for your  wedding, look no further than them. They are industry experts in providing wedding menus full of culinary flair. They cater for all types of dietary requirements, including allergies, intolerances, religious restrictions as well as vegetarians and vegans. They have crafted what we believe to be exciting menu options to choose from, but if you wanted something specific Their Head Chef would be more than happy to work with you.

Locally Sourced Ingredients |  Bespoke Menus Available | Cooked By Trained Chefs | Weddings of All Sizes | Complete Catering Service

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